One of the fascinating things about the Internet is how unlikely things can be hiding in nooks and crannies where you don't expect them. Take the page which gives this entry it's title. No, this is not a flight of fantasy or a hyperbolized essay. In fact, "Bob Kane meets Francis Ford Coppola" is something that actually happened. And it's on the official site of the British SF comedy RED DWARF, as an interview conducted by a penguin puppet.
There are other mini-interviews with non-Red Dwarf people in that section, including the inimitable Stan Lee. "I didn't know you were still alive - I'm so amazed!" - and over 12 years later, he still is.